FIRST Robotics Scholarship

As a strong supporter of science, engineering, and technology, Mercer University has established a scholarship fund to recognize students participating on a FIRST competing team during their junior or senior year of high school. Students selected as FIRST Scholars are eligible for a $3,000 (non-renewable) scholarship. The scholarship is offered to selected incoming freshmen students with FIRST experience who are pursuing a career in engineering.

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Apply for admission to Mercer and be admitted by March 1
  • Pursue engineering as a career path
  • Show active involvement on a competing FIRST FRC or FTC team during your junior or senior year of high school
  • Submit a one-page essay highlighting your experience with FIRST and how it has influenced your career path

FIRST Robotics Scholarship Application Form

Please enter the requested information directly into the form. You will receive a confirmation email.

First Name
Last Name
Street or Permanent Address
Zip Code
Your preferred email address
Your phone number
Your high school
Your FIRST team name
The number of your FIRST team
Your mentor or coach
Using a word processor, write an essay explaining how your FIRST experience has impacted you and helped you develop your career goals. Please also explain how you believe Mercer will help you accomplish those goals. Copy and paste your text into this box.